Category Archives: Food & Drink

New Executive Head Chef and Head Chef

We are thrilled to announce that David Ross is our new Executive Head Chef and Anthony Doyle has been promoted to Head Chef.  Both have been at Ragdale for around eight years, having previously worked together at the Vermont Hotel in Newcastle Upon Tyne.  They relish the chance to take the reins of the food operation […]

Gluten and Dairy Free Bread Recipe

Food intolerances are very common, in fact Allergy UK estimates that 45% of people in the UK suffer from food intolerance symptoms. Typical symptoms include stomach cramps and bloating but can also include migraines and skin rashes. Symptoms come on fairly slowly and are long lasting, sensitivity varies from person to person, some people may […]


A new addition to the Verandah Bar at Ragdale Hall is a set afternoon tea, available each day from 2.30 to 5.30pm. Relax and enjoy a selection of home made miniature savoury and sweet delicacies. Coronation chicken on pumpkin seed and rye bread Smoked salmon and celeriac remoulade pinwheel Free range egg with sweet and sour cucumber […]

Dine with Dave

Cooking tips, recipes and restaurant recommendations from our Head Chef, David Ross I’ve found a great new Italian restaurant in Gunthorpe called Pontefino’s. The food is great and the service is excellent. There’s a fabulous outdoor seating area and the views are lovely. If you over-do it on the food you can always go for […]

Hampers of local produce now available at Ragdale Hall

We are delighted to offer a range of local produce brought together in an attractive hamper to be given as gifts or to enjoy once you get home. Prices start from as little as £19.00 and hampers can be custom made and priced according to your specification from the following list of items. Please place […]

Dine with Dave

Cooking tips, recipes and restaurant recommendations from our Head Chef, David Ross. If you’re passing through Nottingham on your way here or way home and are planning to go somewhere for food or drink en route, I highly recommend the Riverbank in Nottingham. It is situated on Trent Bridge, the food is excellent and you […]

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